Industry News and Analysis

Extreme Enterprise Applications Drive Parallel File System Adoption
High-performance parallel file systems are becoming commercially available just in time to support today's "extreme applications."
NTP Tackles Secure BYOD File Sync
Firm's new Universal File Access leverages public cloud infrastructures without leaving behind copies of files for hackers to try to nab.
EMC Focuses on Data Protection for VMAX, VPLEX Refresh
EMC boosts the continuous data protection capabilities of VMAX and VPLEX system and brings RecoverPoint to midrange organizations.
Fusion-io Snaps up NexGen for Hybrid Storage
Enterprise flash pioneer acquires a maker of hybrid flash-HDD storage arrays for a foothold on the SMB storage market.
Exablox Launches OneBlox Object-based NAS
Startup tackles data growth challenges with NAS systems that perform most of the heavy lifting.
Cisco Unveils Next-Gen MDS SAN Director and Switch
The new, multiprotocol MDS 9710 makes room for enterprises that are mulling a switch to FCoE.
Skyera: RAID 5 Kills SSD Arrays
Enterprise flash storage startup warns about using traditional RAID configurations on all-flash arrays.
Who Is Making Money?
Currently, the lowest-cost storage products appear to be winning.
EMC Boosts Backups with Data Domain and SourceOne Upgrades
IT storage vendor updates its deduplication appliances and archiving software to tackle bigger enterprise backup challenges.
Great Storage Conference Worth Attending
If you're in the storage business, you'll want to attend the 29th IEEE Mass Storage Conference.
Avere Announces Hybrid NAS Filer
Storage startup enlists RAM, SSD and traditional hard drives to deliver fast file operations to enterprise environments.
CloudSigma and SolidFire Team for All-SSD Public Cloud Storage
Cloud services provider gives its public storage offering an all-flash makeover.
Cloudian Unveils Cloud 'Storage-as-a-Utility' Platform
Cloud storage specialist updates its software to improve security and ease of management across multi-datacenter deployments.